Donald Trump announces run for presidency

NEW YORK:  Property tycoon Donald Trump, one of America’s most flamboyant and outspoken billionaires, declared Tuesday he was running for the White House, promising to...

Syria opposition agrees to two-week truce

The Syrian opposition said on Friday armed groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad would respect a two-week week truce beginning at midnight, but said the...

Younger brother of Afghan president killed

Ahmed Wali Karzai, the younger brother of the Afghan president and a powerful figure in the deeply troubled southern province of Kandahar, was assassinated...